Category Archives: Volunteering in Kenya

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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The Big Gap Year Show!

Saturday 10th September 2011 from 10am to 3pm University of London Union, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY A must for anyone considering a gap year or some time out! We will be there – come and see us

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Kenya – experience of a life time, teaching in school and on the rugby field

Kenya TeachingExperience (By Christopher Rothera)      Hi, I’m Chris; I’m 19 years old and a Gap Year student. With the help of Volunteer Vacations, I travelled to Kenya, to a remote town two hours north of Nairobi called Gilgil, to … Continue reading

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The end to an experience which I will never forget

Week Five: Coaching has been cancelled because there are massive strikes in Port Elizabeth. Both the teachers and nurses want more pay!! It’s annoying as it’s our last week but it does mean we get to do some fun things! … Continue reading

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A day working in an Orphanage, AIDS orphans, and a day teaching in the classroom

There have been a lot of birthday nights out and leaving do’s this week so I am absolutely exhausted! Some people have gone home now which was sad, you don’t realise how close you get to people when you spend … Continue reading

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